Hara Family History

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Hara Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘plain’ or ‘field’; variously written, taken from a place name in Musashi (now Tokyo and Saitama prefectures), and perhaps from other similarly named localities, as well as in the Ryukyu Islands. Listed in the Shinsen shojiroku. reduced form of Irish O’Hara.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Ohara, Hada, Haga, Hata, Haran, Hora, Gara, Hare, Hart, Haro

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Hara Family Origin

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Hara Family Occupations

What did your Hara ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hara occupation in the UK was Brushmakers Warehouseman. 10% of Hara's were Brushmakers Warehousemans. A less common occupation for the Hara family was House Keeper. Brushmakers Warehouseman, Chimney Sweep and Hair Curler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hara.

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  • Brushmakers Warehouseman

  • Chimney Sweep

  • Hair Curler

  • House Keeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hara ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hara Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Hara. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hara census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Hara. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hara. For the veterans among your Hara ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hara Life Expectancy

What is the average Hara lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hara life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hara in 1957 was 45, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hara ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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